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Mwesigwa’s perspective on religious and educational issues in Uganda

Bishop Sheldon Mwesigwa needs no introduction in literary circles. He distinguished himself for having an opinion on all subjects in Uganda. Unlike many men of the cloth who tend to stay on their side of the fence, the Bishop isn’t afraid to be part of the larger narrative to which he brings a theological perspective […]

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State campus funding wins OK; UA-Fayetteville gets a major share

More than half of the state’s universities would lose funding under the state’s productivity model, while a recommended productivity fund of $6.4 million for the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville is 11 times more than any other school would receive. The state Higher Education Coordinating Council on Friday approved recommendations for annual funding distributions under a […]

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Tampa Christian school sues, claiming federal regulations violate its religious views

A Tampa Christian school is suing the Biden administration and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried. The conservative group, Alliance Defending Freedom, represents Grant Park Christian Academy. It says students at the school will be denied access to a free lunch program due to a new federal anti-discrimination policy. The US Department of Agriculture funds the […]

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Christian Nationalism – LA Progressive

In August 2002, almost exactly twenty years ago, I came across an AOL forum where people were discussing Roy Moore rock. Are you old enough to remember? The large marble Ten Commandments monument that disgraced Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore has refused to remove it from the rotunda of the Alabama Court Building […]

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Tennesseans seek rule change for new school funding formula

The Tennessee Department of Education held a public hearing on its rules for the new funding formula, TISA. Commenters called for explicit and transparent reporting for the data that determines funding. Some have included an initial criticism that the student-based formula is compatible with vouchers. The rules will be heard by the State Board of […]

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Former Michigan GOP Executive Director Says Trump, Republicans Should Be Criminally Prosecuted For Election Lies | Politics & Elections | Detroit

Click to enlarge Devi Bones / Shutterstock.com Supporters of President Donald Trump gathered in Detroit to protest the November 2020 election. Attempts by former President Donald Trump and his supporters to void the 2020 election are likely just the start of unprecedented attacks on democracy in Michigan unless Republicans are held accountable. That’s according to […]

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Florida Christian school sues Biden and Nikki Fried over gender identity warrant over student lunches

A Christian academy in Florida filed a lawsuit Wednesday over threats to lose school lunch funding for low-income students unless it complies with the Biden administration’s gender identity policy on pronouns , sports and toilets. Grant Park Christian Academy in Tampa has sued President Biden, the Department of Agriculture, and Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried […]

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Walton named director of Acton Elementary | New

A former student of Acton Elementary School will now lead this school as principal. Maggie Walton will replace Karla Willmeth, who will take on a new role as Deputy Director of Curriculum, filling the position vacated by Trisha Suitt. Walton has worked in public education for 14 years. Eleven of those years were spent at […]

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4 savings and funding tips to make college more affordable – The Observer

Many professions view a college education as an essential step towards establishing a career. But while the average graduate with a bachelor’s degree earns $1.2 million more over their lifetime than someone with only a high school diploma, many young people sacrifice this potential income due to the increased cost of college education. Despite escalating […]

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With inflation at its highest level in 40 years, the personal savings rate in the United States has fallen to its lowest level since 2008. Here is the age group feeling the most ‘bad comfortable” with his savings.

Do you have enough emergency savings? Getty Images With rumors of a recession in the air, many Americans no doubt want the cushion of a solid emergency savings fund (the pros recommend 3-9 months of essential spending in there). But the reality is this: the majority of Americans don’t feel comfortable with the amount of […]

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Shinzo Abe’s Assassin and Japan’s Complicated Spirituality

The murder of former Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe on July 8 sent shock waves across Japan and the world. Even after stepping down as prime minister in the summer of 2020 due to ill health, Abe was the rarest presence on the Japanese political scene: an internationally recognizable face, even a celebrity. His […]

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Don’t Exclude Divorced Dads From Curriculum Debates

As battles between parents and educators over school curricula continue across much of the United States, divorced fathers — an important group who should have a say — are often left out. Regardless of one’s view of the contribution parents should make to a school’s curriculum, one thing seems certain: if parents are allowed to […]

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Your Tuesday Briefing: Pope Apologizes to Canada’s Indigenous Peoples

We cover Pope Francis’ apology for the Church’s role in Canada’s infamous residential school system and China’s new diplomatic strategy in Africa. Pope apologizes for ‘evil’ inflicted on indigenous peoples Pope Francis has issued a general apology for the role of the Catholic Church in running boarding schools in Canada where Indigenous children have been […]

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USDA awards more than $70 million in grants and improves access to local, healthy foods for children

Washington, DC, July 25, 2022 – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced today that it is awarding more than $10 million in farm-to-school grants to 123 projects across the country. Additionally, for the first time, the department is providing states with $60 million in non-competitive grants to develop stronger, sustainable farm-to-school programs over […]

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Colorado’s top rookies Baye Fall and Assane Diop join new Accelerated Prep roster

Colorado high school basketball stars Baye Fall and Assane Diop will join a new team this fall as two of the nation’s most wanted recruits. The elite pair of Class of 2024 prospects enrolled in Denver-based Accelerated Schools, a non-traditional private program that has been serving individualized program needs since 1974, according to its website. […]

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PSEA Responds to Gubernatorial Candidate’s Plan to Cut Funding to Public Schools | New

Pennsylvania spends an average of nearly $20,000 per student per year on education statewidebut a gubernatorial candidate said he thought it was too much. In his bid for governor, State Sen. Doug Mastriano, R-Franklin, said he would like to cut funding for public schools $10,000 per child and give the rest to families for their […]

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MC board prepares to act | News, Sports, Jobs

LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County School District Board of Trustees recommended the following items at their meeting Thursday. The board will take action on these items at the July 28 voting meeting. • Recommend approval of the minutes of the Committee of the Whole meeting held on June 16, 2022. • Recommend approval […]

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Columbus Christian Academy finds new location after being forced off church property

COLUMBUS COUNTY, North Carolina (WWAY) – A Columbus County school forced out of its building after a church ended its association with it found new locations to hold classes, ahead of the start of a new school year. Columbus Christian Academy received a letter from the Missionary Alliance church in May saying it had less […]

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Non-profit allegedly stole over $7 million from veterans

The House of Prayer Christian Church in Hinesville, Georgia. | Screenshot/Google Maps A non-profit organization called House of Prayer, a chain of schools that students call a cult, has been accused of recruiting veterans and active service members and then defrauding them of more than 7 million dollars in GI Bill benefits and disability checks […]

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Northwestern University, University of Chicago ranked among 10 most expensive colleges in America

Whether due to declining enrollment or the shift to hybrid virtual and in-person classes, tuition across the country is only increasing slightly for the 2022-23 school year. But that’s small consolation after parents and cash-strapped students who feel they need education to get a good job have seen tuition fees rise dramatically in recent years. […]

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Hutchinson disagrees on cancellation of $500 million in education funding

While the governor applauded the council’s efforts to offer teachers a bonus, Hutchinson said the action to cut the funding was not under their purview. LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said the state’s Legislative Council does not have “statutory authority” to rescind $500 million in funding for the Department of Health. Arkansas […]

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Hood receives million dollar grant from Lilly Endowment – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – Hood Theological has received a major grant to support a slate of new programs. The $1 million prize comes from the Lilly Endowment, a foundation that donates to religious, educational and community development causes. The grant will help the seminary undertake a financial empowerment initiative. Program Director Karen Owens has been tapped to […]

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Hall joins Tigers as assistant lacrosse coach – Farmville

Seventh-year Hampden-Sydney College lacrosse head coach Jason Rostan (’03) has announced the appointment of Christian Hall as assistant coach. Hall most recently served as an officer in the United States Secret Service in 2021-22, following a year as an assistant coach at SUNY Cortland in 2020-21 which followed two years as a volunteer assistant coach […]

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7 things we learned about the impact of COVID on education from a survey of 800 schools – The 74

register here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. The pandemic years have taken dramatic toll on the nations’ public schools, according to data from the Institute of Educational Sciencesaffecting staff, student behavior, attendance, nutrition and mental health. “There has been a lot of disruption in providing quality education […]

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Athletic Achievements – Naval Academy of Athletics

MEN* 1945 NCAA Champions.* Three Navy athletes have won a total of five NCAA individual titles – William Kash (’47), 440 yards. dash, 1945; John VanVelzer (’47), 100 yards. dash, 1945; Leo Williams (’83), indoor high jump, 1981 and ’82; outdoor high jump, 1981.* The men’s track and field program has produced four U.S. Olympians […]

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Lawsuit: The school district of Miss. did not stop student bullying

PASS CHRISTIAN, Miss. (AP) — A lawsuit alleges that a Mississippi football player with a rare skin condition was bullied and physically assaulted for months after school officials failed to respond. The 15-year-old boy’s parents sued the school district of Pass Christian, a principal and Jones College in Ellisville, seeking unspecified damages, claiming all three […]

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Providence Reparations Committee Now Recommends School and Library

The Providence Reparations Committee, which is evaluating how to spend $10 million in federal pandemic relief funds, is expanding its list of recommendations. An 11-point investment plan previewed last week and approved on Monday has gone up, with numerous sub-points, such as establishing a new library and reforming the civilian police review board of the […]

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Mendham explores funding for a ‘major’ renovation: around Mendham

MENDHAM / CHESTER, NJ – Patch goes over the main stories from the past week around Mendham and Chester. Mendham explores funding for ‘major’ township renovation The Mendham Township committee will discuss a bond ordinance to provide the township with an additional $600,000 for various capital improvements, according to the committee’s agenda. The committee will […]

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Christian News Service: Palin opposes school choice vouchers, opposes changing Alaska Constitution, wants more money for teachers, hailed by National Education Association

In 2008, the National Education Association praised Senator John McCain’s choice of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin to be his running mate, largely because she opposed school vouchers when she ran for office. governorship two years earlier, and she supported increased funding for public schools. Senator John McCain supported the school voucher; this was one of […]

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From the Editor: Meet Kari Lake, minus the drama | Opinion

A different Lake Kari came to our office on Tuesday. She was, well… rather boring. What you probably already know about Lake is anything but boring. She thinks Joe Biden is an ‘illegitimate president’, trashed just about every COVID protocol, even asking students to ignore mask mandates; and said Secretary of State Katie Hobbs – […]

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Arizona lawmaker prepared if school voucher law ends up on ballot

David Livingston made the comments during a public forum in Avondale on Tuesday. ARIZONA, United States — A veteran Republican state lawmaker confirms the fears of some educators after saying lawmakers are prepared to retaliate against public schools if a petition is successful regarding school vouchers. State Sen. David Livingston of Peoria (R) said there […]

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Baylor’s Education and Research Program Returns to Campus and Mayborn Museum to Help Young Learners Improve Their Math Skills | Media and public relations

Media contact: Kelly Craine, Baylor University Media and Public Relations, 254-297-9065SOE contact: Meg Cullar, Baylor School of Education, 254-710-6435Follow us on twitter: @BaylorUMedia WACO, Texas (July 15, 2022) – Following a 2020 hiatus due to COVID and an integrated 2021 program at a local summer school, Baylor University Mathematics Academy for Young Learners (MELA), sponsored […]

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You Can Help – StarTribune.com

Bring a meal People Serving People is a shelter for families in downtown Minneapolis. Participate in the delivery of meals in the building. Commitment to volunteering 1-4 times per month required. Help with the delivery of breakfast, lunch or dinner. Meals are delivered seven days a week. peopleservingpeople.org. carnival hand Help Mount Olivet Rolling Acres […]

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How systemic racism is minimized and dismissed in the classroom ‹ Literary Hub

In late May, the Florida Board of Education issued guidelines banning social studies course materials from mentioning critical race theory. A month prior, similar policies led the Florida school board to ban 54 math textbooks for not “aligning” with state policies on critical race theory. (More than forty of these books were later banned after […]

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Tuition prices will rise as colleges grapple with inflation and demand for higher salaries

Due to Rising Inflation, Universities Are Raising Tuition Fees by 2%-3% for Fall … [+] 2022. Getty In June, Rutgers University joined a growing list of colleges and universities that have raised tuition fees due to inflationary pressures. The Board of Governors on June 21 approved a $5.1 billion budget for the 2022-2023 academic year, […]

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New Education Funding Lawsuit Focuses on City-to-City Property Tax Inequality – New Hampshire Bulletin

The village of Penacook is 6 miles down the road from downtown Concord. In almost every way, its residents are residents of Concord. But when it comes to education funding, residents face different realities. Landowners in Concord paid $12.46 in annual local property taxes for every $1,000 of their home’s value in 2021. Landowners in […]

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Florida Governor DeSantis is fighting what he sees as a “woke” agenda in public schools. : NPR

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference at Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Sanford to discuss Florida’s civic education initiative for unbiased history lessons . SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference at Crooms Academy of […]

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A ‘so bright’ future for Shepton Beauchamp Church School

SHEPTON Beauchamp Church School is a traditional village school with generous outdoor gardens for their children aged 4-11. The school serves the communities of Barrington, Seavington and Shepton Beauchamp, located just over 10 minutes’ drive from Ilminster. As a small village school, Shepton Beauchamp works closely with another nearby village school. This allows for sharing […]

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Biden administration increases grants for community schools, clarifies funding priorities

The Biden administration will prioritize community schools that provide integrated support, expanded learning opportunities, collaborative leadership, and family and community engagement when awarding $68 million in grants under its program full-service community schools. The US Department of Education announced finalized rules and an increase in program funding on Tuesday. The program has awarded federal funds […]

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Fetus in HOV lanes, floating abortion clinics among new post-Dobbs battles

Floating abortion clinics. Fetuses as passengers in car pool lanes. Abortion restrictions as a public health emergency. The strange new world of post-deer reproductive rights continue to fight new battles and murky dilemmas. A pregnant Plano, Texas woman argues that she has the right to drive in a freeway lane reserved for vehicles with two […]

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Oregon mom challenges state law requiring tampons in boys’ restrooms

An Oregon mother is challenging a state law requiring schools to provide free tampons in all bathrooms, including men’s bathrooms. The Oregon Legislature passed the Menstrual Dignity Act in August 2021, which required schools to gradually increase the supply of tampons for students. Schools were initially required to provide free swabs in the two bathrooms […]

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‘The Hotel Nantucket’ remains at the top of the bestseller list

1. The Nantucket Hotel By Elin Hilderbrand. The new general manager of a hotel far from its Gilded Age heyday deals with the complicated pasts of her guests and staff. 2. Workout Partners By John Grisham. Three novels: “Homecoming”, “Strawberry Moon” and “Sparring Partners”. 3. The house across the lake By Riley Sager. An actress […]

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Teachers protest against a conservative group seeking to influence education

“Let the teachers teach,” protesters chanted along South Padre Island Drive in Flour Bluff on Saturday. About 40 teachers and supporters gathered near the office of a conservative group, County Citizens Defending Freedom of Nueces County, to demonstrate against the group’s efforts to ban LGBTQ-themed books from school libraries, influence curricula and monitor teachers’ social […]

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Former MCC pitcher relies on passion and family to pursue his dreams

MANISTEE — Blake Johnson, a former student-athlete at Manistee Catholic Central, started playing baseball when he was two years old. It’s a family tradition, which he shares with his grandfather, Bill, his father, Jeff, and his mother, Staci. “I’ve been throwing and kicking in the backyard with my dad since I was little,” Johnson said. […]

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The Woman King, Luck and More

While summer TV and movie premieres are in full swing, a few upcoming releases have released new or early trailers this week, and we’ve rounded them all up in one post. After a hefty premiere in June, TV shows and movies coming to theaters and homes over the next few months have started rolling out […]

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Governor Wolf cements his legacy with historic $3.7 billion in funding for education

Education, Press release Governor Tom Wolf celebrated a budget that reinforces his commitment to education at all levels with a historic investment increase of $1.8 billion. The Wolf administration has increased education funding by more than $3.7 billion since 2015, ensuring Pennsylvanians have the opportunity to succeed with a high-level education without bearing the bulk […]

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Christian Theological Seminary Elects Leaders to its Board of Trustees – Inside Indiana Business

Myra Selby and Dana Sherwood The Christian Theological Seminary elected its board members: Myra Selby, president; Fred Green Vice President; Dana Sherwood, Treasurer and Jo Taylor, Secretary. Selby is an attorney and partner at Ice Miller LLP in Indianapolis. Selby is a graduate of Kalamazoo College (BA) and the University of Michigan Law School (JD), […]

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Jon C. Graham hired as vice-principal at St. Aloysius High School – The Vicksburg Post

Jon C. Graham was hired as the vice principal of St. Aloysius High School at Vicksburg Catholic School. He will take up his duties in this new role, with immediate effect. Graham’s addition to the staff comes after the resignation of former manager Karla McHann, who stepped down last April. Graham will mentor under Dr. […]

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Reaching for the Stars – NRVNews

Traditionally, stars represent the exceptional, the brilliant, the good, the positive. They symbolize noble and brilliant goals. The stars, as people, stand out from the rest; they leave a distinct mark in life and in society. There are young stars coming up in Blacksburg, Virginia! Three Blacksburg High School 2022 graduates each received a $2,500 […]

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Funding approved for new gymnasium in Armstrong

CANADA, July 6 – Students at Pleasant Valley Secondary School (PVSS) can look forward to a new gymnasium thanks to $15.85 million in funding now approved by the province. “Physical education and team sports are an important part of young people’s development and learning,” said Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Education and Child Care. “I know […]

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Staff prepare for annual Rotary youth camp at Tri-State Christian Camp – The Defuniak Herald & Beach Breeze

JOYCE DOVE, Executive Director, and Chuck Lawson (photo by Julia Campbell) Story and photos by ADRIANNE WALLINE CAMPBELL The annual Rotary Youth Camp is held at the Tri-State Christian Camp at 100 Christian Camp Rd. DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433 for the month of July. Rotary clubs from Pensacola to Tallahassee participate. The club describes the […]

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Student loan bailout foreshadows financial crisis

Last week, the Biden administration agreed to write off $6 billion in student debt for 200,000 students who claimed they were defrauded by the former for-profit Corinthian Colleges. That’s on top of the $25 billion in student debt forgiveness for 1.3 million borrowers they’ve given in recent months. In an effort to expedite the process, […]

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Christian County Women and Allies Gather in Hopkinsville

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) – In the intense heat, residents of Christian counties and surrounding areas gathered on the stairs of the Christian County Justice Center this morning for a rally dedicated to women’s rights. Rallies, marches and protests have erupted across the country since the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade last month. The […]

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Andrews University educator Donna Habenicht dies

Donna J. Habenicht, Professor Emeritus of Counseling Psychology at Andrews University, died quietly on June 22, 2022, after a lifelong dedication to the program and the education of children. She was 87 years old. Donna was best known for developing the first children’s curriculum in the Adventist Church and as a national and international seminar […]

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American families are worried about the end of free school meals

As gas and food prices rise in the United States, some families are worried about having to pay for something else in the fall: lunch for their children at school. For at least the past two school years, many parents have not had to worry about making or buying lunch for their school-aged children. This […]

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Jean E. Westlake | Lifestyles

AUBURN – Jean E. Westlake, née Moody, passed away peacefully on June 29, 2022. Born in Sennett, she lived in Auburn, NY for most of her adult life. His love was his family. She was the beloved matriarch of a large family. Throughout her life, she marked the lives of those she met. For many […]

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Gestational age-specific serum creatinine can predict adverse pregnancy outcomes

In this retrospective study, we identified that the level of SCr could predict the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes as well as the number of concurrent adverse pregnancy outcomes. Specifically, when using the GA-specific SCr distribution16the predictive power of adverse pregnancy outcomes was more robust based on beta coefficients and their p-values, compared to the […]

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Supreme Court ruling could impact school funding in Idaho | Idaho

Among the recent series of far-reaching decisions from the United States Supreme Court was a less discussed opinion that could pave the way for religious schools to receive public funds. In Idaho, where some lawmakers have recently pushed to fund private schools through voucher or scholarship programs, the move could have an impact if those […]

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Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly Members Unanimously Support Funding for School Improvements and Emergency Services

Several important items moved to the consent agenda at the June 21 meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly. In particular, the members of the assembly adopted an ordinance which allocates nearly $400,000 to replace and upgrade the hot water system for the Southern Peninsula Hospital. They also passed a resolution that manage hazards and […]

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Meet the Notre Dame Mendoza MBA class of 2023

Excellence, respect, integrity, teamwork and accountability. The core values ​​of the University of Notre Dame. Timeless and inalienable – the highest expectations and the deepest promises. It was founded by outsiders seeking to merge Catholic values ​​with the rigor of the Enlightenment. Over time, Notre Dame became a journey, a refuge for seekers who wanted […]

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Achievements | Distinctions, nominations, publications for July 1st | Nebraska today

Recent achievements for the campus community have been won by Matthew Bentz, Christian Binek, Chris Calkins, Craig Chandler, Jiang Chen, Peter Dowben, David Hage, Ronald Lewis, Phillip Miller, Elizabeth Niehaus, Larkin Powell, Wei Qiao, Lauren Shaul , Bill Watts and Tian Zhang. Honors Matthew Benz, a senior IT support analyst for the Department of Special […]